March 23, 2016 9:49 am

Image released of female suspect wanted in thefts at Toronto schools

Image of a female suspect wanted in school thefts in Toronto.

Toronto Police Service

Police have released a security camera image of a female suspect wanted in connection to a series of daytime school thefts in east-end Toronto.

It is alleged a woman began her break-and-enter spree Feb. 4 and stole items such as electronics, cash and personal items from unattended classrooms during school hours.

Police say the suspect gained entry by pretending to be a parent registering her child at school.

Authorities say seven schools were targeted including:

  • Adam Beck Junior Public School, 400 Scarborough Road
  • Blantyre Public School, 290 Blantyre Avenue
  • Gledhill Junior Public School, 2 Gledhill Avenue
  • Kimberley Junior Public School/Beaches Alternative Junior School, 50 Swanwick Avenue
  • Secord Elementary School, 101 Barrington Avenue
  • William J McCordic School, 45 Balfour Avenue
  • Malvern Collegiate Institute, 55 Malvern Avenue

The woman is described as 5’2″ tall, with a slim build and long blonde hair in a bun.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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